JRC News

  1. 24 Jun 2016

    On 24 June 2016, the JRC and Central European University (CEU) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that establishes the basis for future collaboration in a series of areas of common interest.

  2. 22 Jun 2016

    Following a visit to the JRC, Commissioner for Agriculture & Rural Development, Phil Hogan, expressed confidence that increased use of satellite technology can help Member States to significantly increase the efficiency of on-the-spot checks necessary for CAP payments.

  3. 22 Jun 2016

    The new opportunities to use the facilities by researchers and the commercial calibration service for the industry are being presented at the annual European PV Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition (EUPVSEC) 2016.

  4. 22 Jun 2016

    A major oceanographic campaign underway in the Black Sea will allow scientists to thoroughly examine the biological and optical features of a marine region of utmost political and economic importance that is highly influenced by the inflow of the Danube river.

  5. 20 Jun 2016

    A new study published in the journal Nature Communications shows that the type of soil used can often outweigh the effects of weather variability - such as year to year changes in rainfall and temperature.

  6. 20 Jun 2016

    The virtual centre will bring together existing knowledge and will pursue research on future migration flows and population trends, including understanding their impact on health, welfare, education systems and the economy.

  7. 16 Jun 2016

    Developed in collaboration with aviation authorities, the new online service will inform industry and regulators about the potential risks and hence support their decision-making.

  8. 14 Jun 2016

    The JRC and the US-based International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) have signed a collaborative research arrangement on building up the resilience of vulnerable and poor populations, and improving the livelihood of smallholder farmers in developing countries.

  9. 10 Jun 2016

    On 10 June 2016, the Commission adopted a new and comprehensive Skills Agenda for Europe. The aim is to ensure that people develop a broad set of skills from early on in life and to make the most of Europe’s human capital, which will ultimately boost employability, competitiveness and growth in Europe. Critical thinking, entrepreneurship, problem solving or digital competences are just some of the competences enshrined by the New Skills Agenda. These skills emerge today as key to allow people to develop good-quality jobs and fulfil their potential as confident, active citizens.

  10. 8 Jun 2016

    The theme of the 2016 World Oceans Day celebrated on 8 June is “Healthy Oceans, Healthy Planet". The day coincides with the official publication of a new JRC study simulating the impact of SO2 emissions from ships on ocean acidification.

    The modelling study found that along major shipping lanes, sulphur dioxide (SO2) emissions from ships can further ocean acidification with a rate that is twofold with respect to that caused by carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions.